Genocide 1915
Armenian Genocide Information
The Armenian Genocide of 1915 carried out by the Ottoman Empire is a historical fact. Despite Turkish denials, it is unanimously verified by the International Association of Genocide Scholars and accepted by nations that uphold moral responsibility above political gain.

Armenian Genocide Timeline: 1918

1/9/1918 The Aleppo Police Department obtains the list of all the Armenian labor battalion workers constructing the Aleppo Normal School for the selection of those to be killed.
1/28/1918 The German General Hans Friedrich von Seeckt, at the time Chief of Staff of the Turkish Army, is instructed to prevent Turkish atrocities against the Armenians of the Caucasus, since the Russian armies had fallen apart in the aftermath of the Russian Revolution and the Turks were advancing almost unopposed.
2/27/1918 The Interior Ministry requests without delay the lists of Armenian employees on the railways.
3/3/1918 The Treaty of Brest-Litovsk is signed by Russia, Turkey, and Germany. The hostilities with Russia are officially ended. Talaat declares that he will grant amnesty to the Armenians.
3/12/1918 Enver orders the killing of all civilian Armenians over five years of age and remaining Armenians in the Turkish military within 48 hours. The Germans attempt to stop the Turks from committing this massacre.
3/12/1918 Turkish forces reoccupy Erzerum.
3/26/1918 The governor-general of Aleppo Province sends a list of the Armenian railway employees to the Military Commissioner for Railways.
4/1/1918 The Military Commissioner for Railways sends a reply to Osman Bedri, the governor-general of Aleppo Province relating to the destruction of the Armenian railway workers, and on the same day the list is delivered to the Aleppo Police Department, which was serving as the concentration and transit center for the deportations and massacres.
4/5/1918 Turkish forces reoccupy Van.
4/13/1918 Turkish forces occupy Kars.
4/14/1918 The registration book of all the remaining Armenian construction workers (the labor battalions of the Turkish Army) is sent to the Aleppo Police Department.
4/15/1918 The Turkish government announces that upon his return from the Peace Conference at Brest-Litovsk, Talaat will grant amnesty to the Armenians in Turkey. Practically, it is an empty gesture for the benefit of the Europeans, as most surviving Armenians were living outside of Turkey proper and those still left in Turkey were being systematically destroyed.
4/24/1918 Enver returns from Batum to Constantinople and reports that he will be issuing instructions for the return of 'peaceful' Armenians.
4/28/1918 Turkey formally recognize the Transcaucasian Federative Republic consisting of Georgia, Armenia and Azerbaijan. (The Federation dissolves on May 28.)
5/28/1918 An Armenian Republic is proclaimed in Russian Transcaucasia.
6/9/1918 Hindenberg wires Enver asking Turkish forces to evacuate all Caucasian areas except Kars, Ardahan, and Batum. The Turks ignore the demand. Local massacres are reported throughout the occupied areas.
6/24/1918 2,000 remaining Armenians are massacred in Kara-Kilise in Turkey.
6/28/1918 Sultan Mehmet V Reshad, who had been a complete a rubber-stamp for the Ittihadists, dies. He is succeeded by Mehmet VI Vahideddin.
6/28/1918 The Turkish government condemns 14,000 Armenians to hard labor to destroy these remnants.
7/5/1918 Avedis Aharonian, President of the Armenian Delegation, meets with German ambassador to Constantinople, Count Bernstorff, on behalf of the Armenian Republic.
7/24/1918 The Armenians are supposedly granted amnesty, and Ismail Janbolat, the Deputy Minister of the Interior, is given charge of the return of the Armenian deportees.
7/29/1918 Hinderburg sends a message to Enver urging restraint in the treatment of the Armenians in the Caucasus.
9/15/1918 The three-day massacre by Turkish military forces under the command of Nuri Pasha (Enver's younger brother) and Halil Pasha (Enver's uncle) results in the death of 30,000 Armenian civilians in the city of Baku.
9/19/1918 Allied forces open a large-scale offensive on the Syrian Front, aided by an Armenian Legion recruited from Armenian colonies throughout the world.
10/1/1918 Allied forces capture Damascus.
10/2/1918 Bulgaria signs an armistice with the Allies. The Armenian refugees in Bulgaria are now safe as the Bulgarian government stops returning them to Turkey.
10/8/1918 Allied forces capture the city of Beirut (Beyrut).
10/8/1918 The Ittihad Cabinet of Enver, Jemal, and Talaat resigns. All three prepare to flee the country.
10/26/1918 Allied forces occupy the city of Aleppo. With the arrival of the British and French armies and the Armenian Legion, 125,000 remnants of the deported Armenians are rescued from the desert
10/29/1918 The Ittihad Central Bureau resigns and the Party decides secretly to reorganize as the Tejeddut Firkasi (Regeneration Party). Talaat, Enver, Osman Bedri, Behaeddin Shakir, and more than thirty other Ittihadist ringleaders decide to flee to Germany.
10/29/1918 120,000 Turkish gold pounds and jewelry is transferred from the Ittihad Party to the Tejeddut Party, the newly-organized front of the Ittihadists. This money and jewelry was just a small part of the property of the Armenians misappropriated by the Ittihad Party.
10/29/1918 Dr. Nazim takes with him to Germany 65,000 Turkish gold pounds and 600,000 Turkish gold pounds of valuation in jewelry from the so-called abandoned goods of the Armenians.
10/30/1918 An armistice is signed at Mudroa between Turkey and the Allies. The Armistice agreement makes provisions for the release of Armenian internees and the return of the Armenian deportees to their homes.
11/1/1918 The Ittihad Party, with 120 delegates attending, convenes under the guise of the Tejeddut Party.
11/2/1918 Talaat, Enver, Jemal flee Turkey on a German freighter.
11/3/1918 The second session of the Ittihad convention as the Tejeddut Party is held under the chairmanship of Ismail Janbolat Bey, Talaat's former assistant. An Executive Committee of twenty-one members is elected.
11/4/1918 The third session of the Ittihad convention instructs its provincial branches to go underground and announces their abolishment.
11/5/1918 All Ittihadist clubs in Anatolia are closed. The units go underground.
11/11/1918 A general Armistice is declared between the Allies and the Central Powers.
12/11/1918 Talaat, Enver, and Jemal are summoned by the Fifth Committee of the Turkish Parliament to appear for an inquiry within ten days.